Development Intern at disabilities organization


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3670 Stone Way NorthSeattle, WA 98103


PROVAIL, a nonprofit agency that helps people with disabilities live better lives, seeks an intern to assist with various fundraising events and individual donor development strategies. For more information about PROVAIL, visit

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to build event planning and fundraising experience, and to acquire hands-on experience with a health and human services nonprofit agency. The internship is unpaid, but you may receive academic credit if available. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Position Description
The person filling this position will work closely with and under the supervision of the Director of Development. Additionally, the position requires interaction with staff, donors, volunteers and other supporters. Key duties will include:

Wyckoff Dinner and Awards Ceremony (Wednesday, October 18, 2006)

· Assist with mailing invitations

· Register guests at event check-in

· Help design and produce signage

· Assist with post-event direct mail appeal production and mailing

Individual Donor Development

· Editing copy for the fall newsletter

· Assisting with the design, layout, and mailing of a lapsed donor appeal

· Manage premium gift fulfillment

· Assist with production and mailing of Thanksgiving donor postcard

· Develop website content

· Help with creation and launch of new e-newsletter design

Auction (Saturday, March 3, 2007)

· Solicit auction items in person from individuals and companies

· Assist with entering the status of auction items

· Serve as Volunteer Coordinator on the night of the event

· Assist with the distribution of marketing materials for the event, including the save the date postcard, printed invitation, auction catalog, and website information

· Organize, prepare and display silent auction items


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